It's that time of year when Boyar Research is getting ready to publish The Forgotten Forty, which features one-page reports on the forty companies that they believe have the greatest potential to outperform the leading indices in the year ahead due to a catalyst that they see on the horizon. The report has a successful track record and, once again, they're providing a link to receive a complimentary sample from last year’s publication with free registration to their email list.... Link to: Sign-up for complimentary sample report of The Forgotten Forty. The companies included in the sample report are Acushnet Holdings, Discovery, Bank of America, Dollar Tree, Western Union, Starbucks, and Legg Mason.
From the archives [H/T Linc].... Benjamin Graham: The Father of Financial Analysis (PDF, Free Kindle Version)
5 books to enjoy this winter - by Bill Gates (LINK)
The books: 1) Growth by Vaclav Smil; 2) Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker; 3) These Truths by Jill Lepore; 4) An American Marriage by Tayari Jones; 5) Prepared by Diane TavennerEnergy (r)evolutions take time - by Vaclav Smil (LINK)
The Sage of Baltimore (LINK)
Short Wave Podcast: Aluminum’s Journey From Precious Metal To Beer Can (LINK)
A galaxy with three supermassive black hole hearts - by Phil Plait (LINK)
"Considering the downside is the single most important thing an investor must do. This task must be dealt with before any consideration can be made for gains. The problem is that people nowadays think they’re pretty smart because they can do something quite rapidly. You can make the horse gallop. But are you on the right path? Can you see where you’re going?" --Irving Kahn